Within driving distance are some of our favorite eateries. We lean towards farm-to- table so many are just that, from one of our local farms directly to your table.
The Stonecat Cafe
The Stonecat located just a ¼ mile North of Magnolia Place is a true gem. This transformed garage/fruit stand has an eclectic selection of gourmet dishes is sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. From wonderfully prepared entrée specials and craft cocktails to a thoughtfully constructed wine list, your experience should be a memorial one. Enjoy one of Seneca Lake’s spectacular sunsets from their outdoor patio. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Address: 5315 Route 414, Hector
Dano’s Heuriger is a Viennese-style casual dining along the shore of Seneca Lake. According to chef and proprietor, Karen Gilman, “Enjoying an afternoon or evening of food and wine at the Heuriger is an important family event in Vienna. We hope to bring that experience to this country with Dano’s Heuriger on Seneca.”
Hours of Operation: Wed – Mon 12:00pm – 9:00pm (closed Tuesdays)
Address: 9564 Route 414 Lodi, NY 14860
Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora Wine Cellars
Veraisons Restaurant’s cuisine features regional fusion with a French classical influence. Their Chef works closely with local growers to use fresh products. Plus, many of the original entrees you will taste are enhanced by Glenora’s award winning wines.
Hours of Operation: Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner year-round
Address: Rte 14, Dundee
The Elf in the Oak
A small eatery facing Seneca Lake, Owner and Chef Cody Evans thoughtfully prepares gourmet breakfast and lunch sandwiches and soups. The generous portions he serves will keep you full all afternoon. Enjoy the views of Seneca Lake from his newly expanded deck.
Address: 4221 New York 414
Burdett, NY 14818
American cuisine. Juicy charbroiled steak, fresh salad bar, vegetarian dishes, including the famous Sunburger, are a specialty. Local wines from the region’s world-class wineries are also available.
Hours of Operation: Open for breakfast and dinner Apr – Nov: Lunches served Mon – Fri
Address: Corning Rd.,Watkins Glen
Hazelnut Kitchen was established on April 5, 2007. Chef/owners, Jonah and Christina McKeough relocated to Trumansburg, NY from Philadelphia in search of a progressive yet rural community to both raise their family and open a restaurant of their own. The Village of Trumansburg, with its proximity to Ithaca, the Finger Lakes Wine Trail and abundant farm communities, felt like the ideal location to highlight their culinary skills and create a casually elegant dining experience.
Graft Wine and Cider Bar
GRAFT wine + cider bar is the area’s only wine and cider bar, plus market, exclusively serving and selling a variety of New York State hand-crafted wines and hard ciders. In the spirit of embracing all-things-local, premium Finger Lakes producers are highlighted on a rotating, seasonally focused bar and kitchen menu. Creative, simple, seasonal small-bites, snacks, salads, sandwiches and desserts are thoughtfully prepared in-house and designed to share and to pair, by popular regional chef, Christina McKeough. Christina, and her husband Jonah, are best known for founding the popular Hazelnut Kitchen in Trumansburg. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a chef dedicated to sourcing local products whenever possible. Along with our commitment to local wine, cider and food, we are equally enthusiastic to feature the talents of many local artisans throughout our space.
John Thomas Steakhouse
John Thomas is a man of myth who was born at the turn of the 20th Century and lived a stone’s throw away from the restaurant. A traditional high –end steakhouse. You will enjoy not only a delicious dry aged steak but incredible fish dishes and memorable desserts. The staff is excellent and the service is impeccable.
Address: 1152 Danby Rd. (Rt96B), Ithaca NY 14850
Mia restaurant features fine cuisine from many Asian countries in a unique and beautiful atmosphere. At Mia we offer an eclectic menu and when available we pride ourselves in using local produce, sustainably harvested seafood, and hormone & antibiotic free meats for our Slow Food Pan-Asian cuisine.
Address: 130 East State St. The Commons, Ithaca NY. 14850
Grist Iron Brewery
GRIST IRON BREWING CO.
(607) 882- BREW